Thursday, April 23, 2015
A Saudi prisoner at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who has been on a nine-year hunger strike, would participate in a rehabilitation program for militants and settle down to a peaceful life if allowed to go home, his lawyer told a government review panel Tuesday.
Three years after saving the Earth -- and breaking a few box office records -- The Avengers are back with a power-packed punch this week with their latest blockbuster adventure.
Former U.S Rep. Gabby Giffords, who's been devoting her time to pushing for tougher gun laws as she slowly recovers from her 2011 shooting, will now have US$50,000 (NT1.55 million) to donate to her cause, courtesy of designer Diane von Furstenberg.
Tom Cruise revealed Tuesday at a surprise appearance at CinemaCon in Las Vegas that he actually hung off the side of an airplane in the film "Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation."
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The Justice Department and FBI on Monday pledged an independent review of FBI laboratory protocols and procedures following the discovery of flawed forensics testimony in hundreds of older criminal cases.
Several Baltimore police officers have been suspended after an African American man died of spinal cord injuries in police custody, police said Monday, pledging to thoroughly investigate the incident.
Mexican prosecutors and federal police internal affairs are investigating claims that officers killed 16 unarmed civilians in January, authorities said Monday, in the latest abuse allegations to hit security forces.
Six Minnesotans have been charged with terrorism in a criminal complaint unsealed Monday, the latest Westerners accused of traveling or attempting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group, federal authorities said.
An American union is asking labor regulators to go to court to force Wal-Mart to rehire all 2,200 employees affected by the abrupt temporary closing of five stores a week ago.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Saudi-led airstrikes on weapons caches in Yemen's rebel-held capital on Monday caused massive explosions that shattered windows, sent residents scrambling for shelter and killed a local TV presenter.